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Deutschland. Ein Sommermärchen (2006)

A documentary on the German national team's World Cup 2006 journey, all the way from boot camp in Sardinia to the 3rd-place play-off.

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Sönke Wortmann

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Sönke Wortmann
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timo Hildebrand Timo Hildebrand ... Himself
Oliver Kahn ... Himself
Jens Lehmann ... Himself
Arne Friedrich Arne Friedrich ... Himself
Robert Huth Robert Huth ... Himself
Marcell Jansen ... Himself
Philipp Lahm ... Himself
Per Mertesacker ... Himself
Christoph Metzelder ... Himself
Jens Nowotny Jens Nowotny ... Himself
Michael Ballack ... Himself
Tim Borowski Tim Borowski ... Himself
Torsten Frings ... Himself
Thomas Hitzlsperger ... Himself
Sebastian Kehl Sebastian Kehl ... Himself
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A documentary on the German national team's World Cup 2006 journey, all the way from boot camp in Sardinia to the 3rd-place play-off.

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

5 October 2006 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Germany: A Summer's Fairytale See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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$20,117,779
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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With over 3 million cinema viewers, this movie is the most successful documentary in German cinemas. See more »

Goofs

The game Germany-Ecuador is dated as on June, 9th. In fact, it took place on June, 20th. Ecuador was the home team, so the correct designation is Ecuador-Germany. See more »

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Du bist Deutschland/ You are Germany
16 October 2006 | by ollstSee all my reviews

I saw this movie on Friday and I found it to be very amusing and interesting. I consider myself as a huge fan so I was thrilled to see a halftime speak of the coach during a game or how the team management successfully created a brilliant team spirit. Meanwhile people in the cinema cheered when Germany scored or Lehmann saved a penalty, it was a little bit like during the world cup. Wortmann did a great job in silently observing the German team, so you really felt as you were a part of this whole great event. Finally I'd like to say that everybody that enjoy the world cup as much as I did and who took part in the whole public viewing thing should go and watch this movie. It brings back the feelings and memories of the wonderful (soccer) summer. It was really a summer-fairy tail.


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